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NameAjax (launched as Vanguard)Explanation
Type3rd rate   
Launched25 August 1835
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2609 tons
Displacement 
Guns78
Fate1875
Class 
Ships book
Note1867 = Ajax
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
18 March 1836
- 25 January 1837
Commanded by Captain Duncombe Pleydell Boverie, Mediterranean
25 January 1837
- 2 April 1840
Commanded by Captain Thomas Fellowes, Mediterranean
2 April 1840
- August 1843
Commanded by Captain David Dunn, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840), and off Lisbon
4 February 1845
- 26 October 1847
Commanded by Captain George Wickens Willes, Channel squadron (and 1845 experimental squadron) and Mediterranean (until his death)
6 November 1847
- 28 March 1849
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain George Frederick Rich, Mediterranean
18 February 1861
- March 1862
Commanded by Captain Edmund Heathcote, Coast Guard, Kingstown
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